locally known as Sagar Kannya (Daughter of the
Sea) is a rare scenic beauty spot on the southernmost
tip of Bangladesh. Kuakata in Latachapli union
under Kalapara Police Station of Patuakhali district
is about 30 km in length and 6 km in breadth.
It is 70 km from Patuakhali district headquarters
and 320 km from Dhaka.At Kuakata excellent combination
of the picturesque natural beauty, sandy beach,
blue sky, huge expanse of water of the Bay and
evergreen forest in really eye-catching. From
its seashore you can watch both sunrise and sunset.
The coconut trees increase the scenic beauty of
this seashore. The main tourist season is in winter
but all over the year tourists visit this place.
In Kuaka you can visit the life style of tribe
Rakhains, who are very friendly to the tourist
and visitors. If you are adventurous you may also
go for fishing on the fishing boat if you can
manage the local fishermen. That will give you
pleasure and experience, which you won’t
be able to gather from anywhere else. In the fishermen
village you will find the fishermen coming back
from the fishing and you can purchase some fresh Hilsha fish from them, and by the side of village
there are some local restaurants from where you
can get the Hilshas cooked and ready for eating.
You will remember the wonderful taste of the fresh
Hilshas of Kuakata for a long time. From Kuakata
you can visit to a part of the great Sundarban
forest, which is called Gangamoti Reserve Forest.
Don’t forget to visit Fatra’s Chor
another tourist place nearby Kuakata.Kuakata is
one of the rarest places, which has the unique
beauty of offering the full view of the rising
and setting of crimson sun in the water of the
Bay of Bengal in a calm environment. That perhaps
makes Kuakata one of the world's unique beaches.
The long and wide beach at Kuakata has a typical
natural setting. This sandy beach has gentle slopes
into the Bay of Bengal and bathing there is as
pleasant as is walking or diving.
is truly a virgin beach-a sanctuary for migratory
winter birds, a series of coconut trees, sandy
beach of blue Bay, a feast for the eye. Forest,
boats plying in the Bay of Bengal with colorful
sails, fishing, towering cliffs, surfing waves
everything here touches every visitor's heart.
The unique customs and costumes of the 'Rakhyne'
tribal families and Buddhist Temple of about hundred
years old indicate the ancient tradition and cultural
heritage, which are objects of great pleasure
Kuakata is the place of pilgrimage of the Hindus
and Buddhist communities. Innumerable devotees
arrive here at the festival of 'Rush Purnima'
and 'Maghi Purnima.On these two days they take
holy bath and traditional fairs are held here.
All these additional offers to panoramic beauty
make the beach more attractive to the visitors.
One should visit Kuakata and discover the lovely
grace of Bangladesh.